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Celebrate Women’s History Month: Knowing Your History Is Key

Fundraising Leadership

Gloria Feldt, co-founder and president of Take The Lead, at a recent Power Up Conference. It’s Women’s History Month, a time of the year to acknowledge all that women have contributed to advance society and change the world. Being familiar with your history is the first of the nine power tools created by Gloria Feldt, co-founder and president of Take The Lead, and part of the 9 Power Tools To Advance Your Career Online Course.

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'It’s Not Political. It’s Our Job.' Girl Scout Troop Resolved to Support Migrants Despite Backlash

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

At a Manhattan shelter for asylum-seeking families, Girl Scout Troop 6000 is welcoming a new group of girls who have fled dire conditions in South and Central America. By Sara Herschander NEW YORK At a Manhattan shelter for asylum-seeking families, Girl Scout Troop 6000 is welcoming a new group of girls who have fled dire conditions in South and Central America.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] How To Recognize Tribute Gifts When The Donor Wishes To Remain Anonymous

Bloomerang

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach , also known as Charity Clairity. Today’s question comes from a nonprofit employee who wants advice on how to recognize tribute gifts when donors want to remain anonymous: Dear Charity Clairity, We list tribute gifts in our annual report.

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A Message for Nonprofits: Black Churches Are Powerful Potential Allies

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

More than 71 percent of predominantly Black congregations name serving their local communities as a top priority, according to a new survey. By Drew Lindsay Barbara Gauntt, Clarion Ledger, Imagn Faith leaders from across the state receive the COVID-19 vaccination at New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson, Miss., to encourage the Black community to get vaccinated.

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Navigating the Shifting Landscape: A Strategic Approach to Nonprofit Talent in 2024 and Beyond

NonProfit HR

Acknowledgment: The insights and trends discussed in this piece are drawn from the article “9 Trends That Will Shape Work in 2024 and Beyond” in the Harvard Business Review, published January 24, 2024, and written by Emily Rose McRae, Peter Aykens, Kaelyn Lowmaster and Jonah Shepp. Introduction As the CEO of Nonprofit HR, I often … Read more The post Navigating the Shifting Landscape: A Strategic Approach to Nonprofit Talent in 2024 and Beyond appeared first on Nonprofit HR.

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Keep Your Fundraisers, or Lose Revenue

Veritus Group

When fundraisers leave your organization every year or two, that turnover means lost revenue. Here's how to set them up for success so they'll be more likely to stay. The post Keep Your Fundraisers, or Lose Revenue appeared first on Veritus Group.

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Weingart Foundation Taps First Director of Black Justice and Healing

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By M.J. Prest Also, the singer Josh Groban’s Find Your Light Foundation has named new leadership, and a podcast producer will take the helm of the journalism group Feet in 2 Worlds.

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The Impact of the Nonprofit Donor Revolt

NonProfit PRO

The balance of power within nonprofits is shifting in favor of wealthy donors and boards. Here are two strategies to address these issues.

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Awareness Days for Your Nonprofit: Your Ultimate Guide for 2024

Donorbox Nonprofit

From local initiatives to global movements, designated awareness days offer your organization invaluable opportunities to amplify your messaging, engage your audience, and drive positive change for your cause. This guide explores why your nonprofit should be leveraging awareness days in your content strategy and includes a month-to-month list of noteworthy awareness days (and weeks!

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Study: American Jews Who Have Experienced Antisemitism Give 10 Times More to Charity

NonProfit PRO

A new study showed that U.S. Jews who have experienced antisemitism give almost 10 times more to charity than those who have not.

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10 Ways to Use Your OneCause Fundraising Platform Subscription

The Killoe Group

Here are 10 ways that your organization can use its OneCause Fundraising Platform subscription to raise more money and reach more donors.

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Virtual Volunteering: Engaging Volunteers in Online Events

Volunteer Match

Online events are on the rise. Between their flexibility, convenience, and endless possibilities, online fundraisers are a great way to rally your community together—no matter where they are—and raise funds to advance your cause. However, you can’t pull off a successful online event without the help of a dedicated volunteer base !

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Three Reasons to Include Beneficiaries in Your Nonprofit’s Board

Prosper Strategies

I came across a couple of statistics that stopped me in my tracks this week. According to BoardSource’s most recent Leading with Intent study (a survey of more than 800 public charity CEOs and board chairs), only a third of boards (32 percent) place a high priority on “knowledge of the community served,” and even […] The post Three Reasons to Include Beneficiaries in Your Nonprofit’s Board appeared first on Prosper Strategies.

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A Guide to Mobilizing Volunteers with Text Messages

Volunteer Match

According to a 2023 VolunteerPro study , 34% of volunteer managers say their top priority is recruitment while another 13% say it’s boosting volunteer participation. No matter which one you prioritize, there’s a simple way your organization can further both your recruitment and participation goals—just look to the device in the palm of your volunteers’ hands.

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How Fundraising Overcomplicated Philanthropic Facilitation

iMarketSmart

Philanthropic facilitation is as old as human history. It began when two or more people saw a common need or opportunity and resolved to work together to do something about it. It was about a greater good that most or all could see. We built things together. People gave what they had – a strong back, carpentry or stone mason skills, food or a portion of their crops.